Hours of Operation
Mon–Thurs: 5:00 am–10:00 pm
Friday: 5:00 am–9:00 pm
Saturday: 5:00 am–6:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am–6:00 pm
New Year’s Eve: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
New Year’s Day: 12:00–5:00 pm
Easter Sunday: Closed
Memorial Day: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
4th of July: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
Labor Day: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
Thanksgiving: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
Christmas Eve: 5:00 am–12:00 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Our Cause: Strengthening the Foundations of Community
We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
From athletics, to education, to health services, to safe spaces, the Y fills the gaps where society falls short. We’re an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
Our Facility Virtual Tour
Located in the heart of Birmingham, the Birmingham Family YMCA has proudly served the community for over 40 years. A fully equipped community facility, basic features include an indoor swimming pool, a state-of-the-art Wellness Center, full-service and family locker rooms, a full-sized gymnasium, racquetball court and an aerobics studio.
Wellness Center & Weight Room
Our fully equipped wellness center includes a variety of cardio equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines, upright and recumbent stationary bicycles, stair steppers and rowing machines. Circuit training machines, free weights, benches and smaller apparatus are available as well.
Indoor Swimming Pool
The indoor swimming pool is 25 yards and ranges from 3 feet 6 inches to 9 feet in depth. The pool is kept heated to approximately 83-85 degrees. Family swim and lap swim times are available daily, as are swim lessons and water exercises classes. Please see schedule online or at the Welcome Center. A lifeguard is always on duty.
Locker Rooms & Saunas
Full service locker rooms featuring dry saunas are available for men and women. We also provide family locker rooms so a parent or guardian can assist children of the opposite gender. No open nudity is permitted in family lockers rooms. Towel service is provided to all members. Members must bring their own locks.
Group Exercise & Martial Arts Studios
Two studio spaces accommodate a large range of fitness classes and other specialized activities. Group exercises classes include spinning, Zumba, boot camp, pilates, senior fitness and more. Many classes are included with the cost of membership. Martial arts classes including karate, judo and aikido are available for both kids and adults.
Our full size gymnasium is host to adult pickup basketball on Tuesdays at 8:15 pm starting February 28, 2017. Open gym times are available at various times throughout the day as well. Please see online schedule for times. The gym also hosts specialized activities such as gymnastics, youth basketball and volleyball leagues, preschool sports classes and more.
Child Watch Center
Child Watch provides complimentary care to members with children between the ages of 6 weeks and 10 years. Children may spend up to 2 hours in Child Watch while their parents are using the facility. Parents must remain in the YMCA.
Wi-Fi Internet Access
We provide internet access to our members. Please check in at the Welcome Center for the wireless access key.
Are you looking for a place to host your next big event? Whether it is a birthday, office activity party, scout group, overnight lock-in, think of the Y. With different options, our staff is here to meet your party needs. Contact the Y for details.
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